Andrea Wheeler

Andrea Wheeler, voice and musical theatre teacher, private music lessons

Teaches
Voice
Musical Theatre/Drama/Audition Preparation

Teaching Since
1991
K&S Conservatory Of Music, Woodbury, Minnesota
Phipps Center For The Arts, Hudson, Wisconsin
Independent School District 833, Minnesota

Education
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre, Moorhead State University, Moorhead, Minnesota
Broadcasting Certificate, Brown Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Training in Vocal Pedagogy

Lesson Description
MUSICAL THEATRE lessons involve work with the singing voice as well as performance skills, stage presence, stage movement and expression, characterization and audition techniques ... elements that make up a good musical theatre performer.

DRAMA lessons involve working with the skills needed to become a good actor or actress ... the speaking voice, stage presence, stage movement and expression, characterization and audition techniques.

AUDITION PREPARATION ... lessons available to help with preparing for an upcoming audition for a play or musical.

Groups/Associations
Past President of the Board Of Directors for the Woodbury Community Theatre, Woodbury, Minnesota
Past President of the Board Of Directors for the Woodbury Fine Arts Council, Woodbury, Minnesota
Cantor, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, St. Paul Park, Minnesota

Student Opportunities
K&S Recitals

Other "Notes"
Director of youth productions for the Woodbury Community Theatre and K&S
Professional singer in the Twin Cities
Musical Theatre performer
Radio and Television commercials
Miss Minnesota Runner Up and talent award winner (vocal)
Recording studio (recorded demos for myself, backup singer for other performers

Philosophy
In training to become a good singer or actor, I believe it is important to learn the fundamental skills of your craft at the beginning, in order to build a solid foundation for the future. I hope to bring out the special talents in every student I work with.